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Shop Floor Control & Visual Scheduling

 

Bridging The Gap Between Planning & Execution

Real–Time Database of Shop Floor Activity

At the heart of MES is Shop Floor Control and Visual Scheduling. This application is designed for manufacturers to use in the scheduling and control of production, as well as the capture of labor, materials, machines and time used in that production.

Shop Floor Control & Visual Scheduling is a real–time database of shop floor activity including new work, current work–in–progress, and completions. As work moves through the plant and operations are completed, you receive instant feedback so you can respond effectively.

Functions of Shop Floor Control & Visual Scheduling Include:

  • Create, schedule and maintain accurate, up-to-date standard or customized shop orders
  • Record material and labor or machine time against each shop order
  • Flexible planning and rescheduling capabilities that produce real, makeable schedules that are in accord with current priorities
  • Create and maintain workcenter load records, shift schedules and shop planning calendars
  • View current status reporting for all shop orders
  • Create and maintain a complete shop transaction history

Shop Floor Benefits

  • Bar Coded Shop Packets and Pick Lists
  • Automatic Printing of Drawings and Work Instructions
  • Backflush Materials by Operation
  • Material Shortage Management
  • Drill-Downs to All Activities Reported
  • Track WIP by Operation Hours, Status, and Quantity Completed
  • Finite and Infinite Scheduling with a choice of techniques such as: Forward Scheduling, Backward Scheduling, Parallel Scheduling, Offset (Repetitive) Scheduling, Overlap Scheduling

ERP for the manufacturing industry

WorkWise has been serving the manufacturing industry for over 15 years, and we understand the unique complexities and challenges it faces. Watch this video to learn more about the manufacturing industries we serve.

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